A 48-year-old member asked:
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what to do if i cannot put in a tampon! do i have a microperforate hymen?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily.: Tampon might be too large? Spasm with attempts at insertion? It may be technique?
Answered on Jun 28, 2014

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There is a surgery called a hymenectomy that can remove the hymen to allow you to use tampons. See your Ob/Gyn if you are interested in this. An alt ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Leenhouts
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Not necessarily: The hymen is shaped like a ring. Often times only part of it is torn. This is even true after having a baby.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Exam needed : You will need to see an Obgyn and let them do an examination. Avoid trying to open it. You do not not want to cause any injury. An Obgyn will be able ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
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Probably : If you're virginal, I would say the likelihood is pretty high.
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